Weavers Sammaan Yojana

Context: Recently, the Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri B. S. Yediyurappa launched ‘Weavers Sammaan Yojana’.

About Weavers Sammaan Yojana

  • Under this scheme, 19,744 handloom weavers in the state will get annual financial assistance of two thousand rupees through Direct Benefit Transfer.
  • The State Government has allocated 10.96 crore rupees under the programme.
  • There are 40,634 handloom weavers registered with Seva Sindhu software and out of them 37,314 applications for financial assistance have been approved.

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